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Name: Raghuwinder Singh
Title: Assistant Professor
Specialization: Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic
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Department: Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department
Organization: LSU AgCenter
Address 1: 302 Life Sciences Bldg
Address 2: Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone Number: (225) 578-4562
Fax Number: (225) 578-1416

Education/Training
  • D.P.M. (Doctor of Plant Medicine), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2004.

  • M.S., Crop Protection, University of Reading, Reading, U.K., 2001.
    • Thesis Title: “Effect of temperature on invasion, establishment and production of Steinernema (PNG) and Heterorhabditis (UAE) in Galleria mellonella.”

  • B.S., Agriculture (Honors in Plant Protection), Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab, India, 1999.
Areas of Specialization/Research

Plant disease diagnostics

Professional Experience
  • 2008-present. Instructor (Diagnostician), Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, Department of Plant pathology and Crop Physiology, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • 2007-2008. Diagnostician (Extension Associate), Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • 2005-2007. Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  • 2002-2004. Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


  • 2002-2004. Graduate Assistant, Plant Disease Clinic, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  • 2001-2002. Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Awards/Grants
  • Student Travel Award, Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society, 2004.

  • Doctor of Plant Medicine Fellowship, University of Florida, 2001.

  • National Merit Scholarship, India, 1993-1995.
Publications/Presentations/Patents

Srinivasan, R., Hoy, M.A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M.E. 2008. Laboratory and field evaluations of silwet L-77 and kinetic alone and in combination with imidacloprid and abamectin for the management of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Florida Entomol. 91(1):87-100.

Meyer, J.M., Hoy, M.A., and Singh, R. 2007. Low incidence of Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus in Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) populations between Nov 2005 and Jan 2006: Relevance to management of citrus greening disease in Florida. Florida Entomol. 90(2):394-397.

Hoy, M.A., Singh, R., and Rogers, M.E. 2007. Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillaridae), and Natural enemy dynamics in central Florida during 2005. Florida Entomol. 90(2):358-369.

Singh, R., and Hoy, M.A. 2007. Tools for evaluating Lipolexis oregmae (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) in the field: Effects of host aphid and host plant on mummy location and color plus improved methods for obtaining adults. Florida Entomol. 90(1):214-222.

Singh, R., and McGovern, R.J. 2004. Evaluation of fungicide combinations for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium tubers. (Abstr.) 94:S169.

McGovern, R.J., and Singh, R. 2003. Evaluation of fungicides and hot water for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium. F&N Tests, Vol. 59:OT005.

McGovern, R.J., Myers, L.R., and Singh, R. 2002. Evaluation of fungicides and hot water for reduction of Fusarium infection in Caladium. F&N Tests, Vol. 58:OT049.

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